Picente Joins Partners for Announcement of New Program to Support At-Risk Students

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. will join representatives of local community partners, including the Community Foundation, Mohawk Valley Community College, and the Literacy Coalition at a news conference to announce an exciting new program aimed at helping young people achieve the dream of college.

Time: 10 a.m.

Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Place: MVCC Educational Opportunity Center, 524 Elizabeth Street, Utica (corner of Elizabeth Street & Third Avenue in downtown Utica).

Picente: County ebay Sales Hit $2 Million Dollar Mark

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. today announced that the Oneida County ebay program of using surplus items as a revenue-generating mechanism for the county has hit $2 Million in revenue.

The program began in July of 2004 as a way to sell off surplus items that County Departments were no longer going to use, but which could still have a usable life to someone else. Under the program, all items any department designates as surplus are reviewed by the staff of Oneida County’s Purchasing Department to determine what can be sold.

Picente: County Website Updated

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that Oneida County has enhanced its Internet presence with a newly redesigned Web site. The address of www.ocgov.net does not change.

The redesigned website is easier to navigate and more user friendly, said Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. We are always looking toward promoting greater interaction between the County and its constituencies, and this is an important piece of that interaction.

Picente, Assemblyman Brindisi, Sheriff Maciol Talk to Oneida County Youth on Work Readiness

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., joined by Assemblyman Anthony J. Brindisi as well as Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, stressed the theme of moving on to higher education and avoidance of substance abuse at the Oneida County Summer Youth Employment Program’s annual Work Readiness Day held at the Utica campus of Mohawk Valley Community College.